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Head-Down Tilt MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Head-Down Tilt
Tree Number(s)
G11.427.695.300
Unique ID
D018475
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018475
Annotation
not restricted to space flight; /‌adv eff /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
Posture while lying with the head lower than the rest of the body. Extended time in this position is associated with temporary physiologic disturbances.
Entry Term(s)
Trendelenburg Position
Previous Indexing
Posture (1966-1994)
See Also
Tilt-Table Test
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Head-Down Tilt Preferred
Trendelenburg Position Narrower
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